COVID-19: Bolivian Interim President tests positive
Buenos Aires/UNI: Interim President of Bolivia Jeanine Anez Chavez said she tested positive for the coronavirus disease.
"The COVID-19 test turned out to be positive. I feel normal and will work in isolation," the interim president wrote on her Twitter page on late Thursday.
Bolivia's minister of health, head of the Central Bank and head of the presidential administration have already been diagnosed with the coronavirus.
The World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a pandemic on March 11. To date, more than 12.1 million people have been infected with the coronavirus worldwide, with over 552,000 fatalities, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Bolivia has registered about 43,000 COVID-19 cases so far, with more than 1,500 fatalities.